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NSS-SY: On time, every time graphic detailing next three Naval Sustainment System – Shipyards sprits to be explored by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility and the other three U.S. Navy shipyards. (U.S. Navy graphic by Robin Lee)
NSS-SY: PSNS & IMF to roll out next 3 sprints for evaluation
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | July 19, 2021
Naval Sustainment System – Shipyards champions and subject-matter experts from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility and the other three U.S. Navy shipyards agreed on the next three NSS-SY sprints to...

Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, poses for a photo with some of the 31 2020 Employee of the Year award winners June 28, 2021, during an awards ceremony at the historic Admiral Theater in Bremerton, Washington. (PSNS & IMF photo by Scott Hansen)
PSNS & IMF honors employees during Employee of the Year ceremony
By | June 28, 2021
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility held two socially-distanced ceremonies honoring its top employees during its annual Employee of the Year ceremony Monday at the historic Admiral Theater in...

NSS-SY DEEP DIVE: The Operations Control Center
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 25, 2021
One Naval Sustainment System – Shipyard sprint the USS Louisiana (SSN 724) Project Team at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility began this spring was called the Operations Control Center. The OCC...

Rear Admiral Jeffrey Jablon, commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, is briefed on process improvements by Matt VanRavenhorst, NSS-SY champion, middle left, and Dan Arnell, Shop 31 production superintendent, right, June 8, 2021, during a tour of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (PSNS & IMF photo by Scott Hansen)
Team Louisiana leads the way for NSS-SY efforts
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | June 23, 2021
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility and the other three U.S. Navy shipyards are trying out Naval Sustainment System – Shipyard concepts on four pilot vessels, all of which are submarines.According...

Vice Adm. Bill Galinis, Commander, Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) Command and Ms. Giao Phan, NAVSEA’s Executive Director visit the shipyard to meet with personnel from all four naval shipyards during a Naval Sustainment Systems – Shipyard alignment meeting, talk with shipyard employees, and tour USS VIRGINIA (SSN 774) currently at the yard for scheduled maintenance.
PSNS & IMF begins new trio of NSS-SY sprints
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 20, 2021
Naval Sustainment System - Shipyard champions and experienced project leaders from all four Navy shipyards met at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in April to determine three areas the commands will focus on to streamline projects...

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility leaders and employees signed C.A.R.E. pledges and banners during two events May 18, 2021, at locations throughout the shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.
PSNS & IMF hosts C.A.R.E. pledge event
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 19, 2021
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility leaders and employees signed C.A.R.E. pledges and banners during two events at locations throughout the shipyard May 18. C.A.R.E, which stands for character,...

USS Nimitz (CVN 68) began its six-month Planned Incremental Availability May 10, 2021, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, in Bremerton, Washington. The project is expected to take about 330,000 man-days to complete. (PSNS & IMF photo by Kenneth G. Takada)
Nimitz begins Planned Incremental Availability at PSNS & IMF
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 10, 2021
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility officially kicked off a six-month Planned Incremental Availability on USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 10, 2021.According to Steven Pugh, Fiscal Year 2021 Nimitz PIA...

Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarines USS Louisville (SSN-724), foreground, and USS Olympia (SSN-717) began the inactivation process in Dry Dock 5, July 9, 2020, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (PSNS & IMF photo by Scott Hansen)
Experience paying off for Louisville-Olympia project team
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 29, 2021
The efforts of the experienced project team managing the simultaneous inactivation of Los Angeles-class submarines Ex-USS Olympia (SSN 717) and Ex-USS Louisville (SSN 724) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate...

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas W. Harker visited Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington, April 26, 2021. Harker met with command leadership and toured PSNS & IMF facilities to discuss ongoing and planned process improvement and transformation efforts at the shipyard. (U.S. Navy photo by Kenneth G. Takada)
Acting SECNAV Harker visits PSNS & IMF, discusses future transformation efforts
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 27, 2021
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas W. Harker visited Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, April 26, 2021, to tour PSNS & IMF facilities and to discuss ongoing and planned process improvement and...

Vice Adm. William J. Galinis, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, visited Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, April 23, 2021, to tour PSNS & IMF facilities, learn about the status of various maintenance availabilities, and to discuss process improvement and transformation efforts.
NAVSEA commander visits PSNS & IMF during visit to Northwest region
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 26, 2021
Vice Adm. William J. Galinis, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, visited Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, April 23, 2021, to tour PSNS & IMF facilities, learn about the status of various...

Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, presents Bryson Delima, 2380.1RW Radioactive Waste branch head, with a Bravo Zulu sticker April 7, 2021,for co-leading a team with Mike Tracy, process management branch manager, Code 220, Resources, Training & Processes, that codified a sustainable engineering execution system, which was shared with all four U.S. Navy shipyards. Their combined efforts improved the turnaround time for Deficiency Log resolution from 2.4 days to less than one day by addressing visibility and behaviors at all levels of the command.
Employees recognized for their communication innovation
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 12, 2021
Two Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility employees were recognized by Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, PSNS & IMF, for leading a team that codified a sustainable engineering execution system, which was...

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departs San Diego April 5, 2021, headed out to sea trials after undergoing a seven-month Planned Incremental Availability at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility's San Diego Detachment. Lincoln successfully completed sea trials April 7, 2021. (PSNS & IMF photo by Robin Lee)
PSNS & IMF completes USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) availability
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | April 8, 2021
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s San Diego Detachment completed a Planned Incremental Availability for aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) April 7, 2021.The availability, which began...

Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, visits with Sailor of the Year awardee Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Moulton March 19, 2021, during a tour of Detachment Everett at Naval Station Everett, Washington.
PSNS & IMF commander visits Everett Detachment
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | March 25, 2021
Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, conducted his first visit to PSNS & IMF Detachment Everett March 19, 2021, since taking command last year.During his visit, he...

A remote-operated, three-axis hydro-lance indexer is mounted in the tubes of a mock heat exchanger during recent vendor provided training inside Building 107 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (PSNS & IMF photo)
Innovation aids carrier maintenance efforts: Automating heat exchanger cleaning process improves critical path work
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | March 18, 2021
A team of innovators at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility spearheaded an effort to automate the process of cleaning heat exchanger tubes during aircraft carrier availabilities that proved so...

Shop 64 fabric workers at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington, make cloth masks and polycarbonate face shields that can be used to protect the workforce, or provided to Naval Hospital Bremerton and local hospitals if the need arises.
Command learns, adapts during pandemic: Effort to protect workforce, meet mission continues year after worldwide pandemic declared
By Max Maxfield, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | March 17, 2021
As the workers and leaders from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility rang in the New Year the evening of Dec. 31, 2019, they had no idea of the tremendous personal and professional challenges that...

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